Stuntman Olivia Jackson, who lost his arm in 2015, an accident in South Africa on the set of the film “Resident evil: the final Chapter” (the picture was released last year), requires a court almost three million dollars in compensation. About it reports the British newspaper the Sun.
Olivia, who was the understudy performer starring Milla Jovovich, was performing a stunt on a motorcycle. Riding without a helmet, the woman at high speed crashed into a camera mounted on moving in the opposite direction of the car. It was assumed that the camera needs to rise up and sweep over her head, but things did not go according to plan.
Olivia was hospitalized in a coma from which she emerged only after 17 days. The doctors believe that she survived by a miracle thanks to its excellent physical form. From Jackson had several broken ribs and collarbone, punctured lung, a severed artery in the neck, dislocated shoulder, severely your spine is curved and disfigured face. And the left arm had to be amputated.
35-year-old Olivia, says her career is ruined and she lost her livelihood. Documents the stunt woman filed in a court in Pretoria. A woman makes a complaint of Davis film/Impact Films, the stunt coordinator, the operator of the camera, the driver of the car, the film’s Director — husband Jovovich Paul Anderson.
Shortly before the incident, Olivia married the famous British stuntman David Grant. Jackson also worked on the filming of the movie “Guardians Galatica”, “Star wars: the force awakens,” “Avengers: age of Ultron”. She claims that her income averaged about 25 thousand dollars a month.
On the set of “Resident evil: the final Chapter” was also another accident. After the incident with Olivia killed another member of the crew. He was hit by the “hammer” on the set. The car flew off the rotating platform.
Olivia was the understudy of Milla Jovovich
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